HarbourFront Bus Interchange

HarbourFront Bus Interchange is a bus station in the south of Singapore. Located along Seah Im Road, just off Telok Blangah Road, the terminal serves various retail and commercial developments in the HarbourFront area.

The interchange is built next to Seah Im Food Court and HarbourFront MRT Station (Exit A). It was formerly known as the World Trade Centre Bus Terminal.

Details:

Name HarbourFront Bus Interchange | 港湾巴士转换站
Address 4 Seah Im Road, Singapore 099115
BCM Route Package Anchor Operator: Bukit Merah Bus Package
Other Packages: Tampines, Sengkang – Hougang, Bishan – Toa Payoh, Choa Chu Kang – Bukit Panjang, Sembawang – Yishun
Anchor Operator SBS Transit Ltd
Bus Routes 6 (SBS Transit), 5 (SMRT)
Berths 12 End On Berths (22 lots in total)
Rail Connection  NE1  CC29   HarbourFront

Historical Background

World Trade Center Bus Terminal came into operation in January 1985 with bus services CBD 1, 84, 93, 100 and 163 and provides direct links to Upper Serangoon, Serangoon Gardens, Jalan Kayu, Yio Chu Kang, Paya Lebar, Aljunied, Farrer, Queensway and Orchard Road.

Apart from trunk services, Parks Services 408 and 409 were also introduced to Labrador Park and Mount Faber Park respectively. However, both 408 and 409 was withdrawn in 2016 and 2013 respectively.

The terminal:

HarbourFront Bus Interchange is a small bus interchange located at HarbourFront, at the foot of Mount Faber. It is bordered by Seah Im Road on the west edge and Seah Im Food Court on the south edge.

The terminal has a single vehicular entrance and exit along Seah Im Road, and all berths are right-angled (or end-on) berths, which are used for both the parking of buses and the boarding/alighting of passengers. There are multiple pedestrian access routes: one leading to HarbourFront MRT station along the east edge, another leading to Seah Im Road on the west edge, and several leading to Seah Im Food Court which is built just adjacent to the interchange.

The interchange remains largely unmodified, but recent upgrading works in 2011/2012 have made all berths accessible to wheelchair boarding and alighting, and given the interchange a fresher look as a whole.

In Year 2011/2012, the terminal was renovated with wheelchair ramps for every bus bay, for the convenience of wheelchair-bound passengers. In 2016, additional TV screens were installed at selected bus berths.

A pedestrian overhead bridge spans across Telok Blangah Road, linking the interchange to bus stops across the road, the Bank of America Merrill Lynch building, the HarbourFront Tower One building and the HarbourFront Centre building.

Interchange facilities:

  • Interchange offices (SBST+SMRT)
  • Drivers lounge
  • Information boards
  • Bus arrival displays & Service guide racks
  • Toilets

Bus Services:

Service Berth Destination Notes
65 A3 Tampines  
80 A1 Sengkang  
93 A7 Eunos  
123 A4 Bukit Merah Till 29 July 2017
123M A5 ↺ Tiong Bahru Road  
124 A6 Saint Michael’s  
188 A9 Choa Chu Kang  
188E Alighting Only Weekdays AM Peak
855 A8 Yishun  
963 A10 Woodlands  
963E A10 Woodlands Weekdays AM/PM Peak
NEL Bridging Not assigned Operates along affected stretches of the North-East Line during a train disruption
CCL Bridging Not assigned Operates along affected stretches of the Circle Line during a train disruption
Berth Allocation:
Berth Services
A1 80
A2  
A3 65
A4 123
A5 123M
A6 124
A7 93
A8 855
A9 188
A10 963
A11 Shuttle bus to Police Coast Guard (Brani Base)
and ICA Coastal Command HQ
A12 Sentosa Bus to Sentosa Golf Club
Sentosa Bus to Sentosa Cove (Arrival Plaza)
Sentosa Express replacement bus (until 31 Dec 2016)

Transport Connections

HarbourFront Bus Interchange connects to several bus stops in the vicinity, as well as taxi stands and passenger pick-up points.

Bus

Apart from the bus services terminating here, HarbourFront Bus Interchange connects to two bus stops along Telok Blangah Road that offers more bus connections.

No. Bus stop Exit Bus Routes
1 14121 – Telok Blangah Rd (HarbourFront Stn Exit B) (Westbound) East 10, 30, 30e, 57, 61, 97, 97e, 100, 131, 143, 145, 166, 188R, 963R, RWS8
2 14129 – Telok Blangah Rd (HarbourFront Stn Exit A) (Eastbound) East 10, 30, 30e, 57, 61, 65, 80, 97, 97e, 100, 123, 123M, 131, 143, 145, 166, 188R, 855, 963R, NR1, NR6
Road

Taxi stands and pick-up/drop-off points are located near the station:

Exit Road Provisions
West Seah Im Road None (roadside pick-up/drop-off)
East Seah Im Food Court carpark None (roadside pick-up/drop-off)
East Telok Blangah Road (Eastbound) at HarbourFront MRT Exit D Taxi stand, pick-up/drop-off point
Rail

HarbourFront Bus Interchange is located near  NE1  CC29   HarbourFront which connects to the the North East Line and Circle Line.


Gallery:

Gallery (May 2014):


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